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What follows is an exploratory examination of the current disengagement of young Americans from public life, some thoughts on the roots of this disengagement, and speculations on the ways in which new technologies such as the Internet might be used to improve this state of affairs. It is meant to be a starting point for discussion.
This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Political Communication, 2000, © Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/10584600050178942
civic engagement, civic infrastructure, Internet, political efficacy, political knowledge, political participation, volunteerism, young citizens
Delli Carpini, M. X. (2000). Gen.com: Youth, Civic Engagement, and the New Information Environment. Political Communication, 17 (4), 341-349. https://doi.org/10.1080/10584600050178942
Date Posted: 21 November 2013